Waheed Mirza

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Waheed Mirza
Personal information
Born (1955-05-04) 4 May 1955 (age 59)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm fast-medium
Role All-rounder, occasional wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1975/76 Karachi Blues
1975/76–1976/77 Karachi Whites
1976/77–1977/78 Sindh
1977/78 Habib Bank Limited
1978/79–1987/88 United Bank Limited
1983/84 Karachi Whites
First-class debut 29 August 1975 Karachi Blues v Pakistan International Airlines
Last First-class 19 February 1987 United Bank Limited v Pakistan Automobiles Corporation
List A debut 4 February 1976 Sind v National Bank of Pakistan
Last List A 8 September 1987 United Bank Limited v House Building Finance Corporation
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 60 17
Runs scored 2371 143
Batting average 25.77 11.00
100s/50s 2/9 0/0
Top score 324 25
Balls bowled 3030 514
Wickets 53 11
Bowling average 28.05 25.54
5 wickets in innings 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 5/36 3/28
Catches/stumpings 56/1 5/–
Source: CricketArchive, 25 September 2008

Waheed Mirza (born May 4, 1955) in Karachi, is a former Pakistani first class cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he is notable for having partnered Mansoor Akhtar in a world record opening stand of 561 in 1977. The partnership is still the best for the 1st wicket in first class cricket.

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